The Sheriff's Son

The Sheriff s Son A sheriff s son whose fine physique belies his natural fear comes into his father s former frontier district as a lawyer The wild west story of how this tenderfoot acquires the courage which the inhab

  • Title: The Sheriff's Son
  • Author: William MacLeod Raine
  • ISBN: 2940012249777
  • Page: 144
  • Format: Nook
  • A sheriff s son whose fine physique belies his natural fear comes into his father s former frontier district as a lawyer The wild west story of how this tenderfoot acquires the courage which the inhabitants naturally expect of him and how he wins the heart of the hill girl, daughter of the lawbreakers, is lively and entertaining.

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    About "William MacLeod Raine"

    1. William MacLeod Raine

      William MacLeod Raine June 22, 1871 July 25, 1954 , was a British born American novelist who wrote fictional adventure stories about the American Old West.William MacLeod Raine was born in London, the son of William and Jessie Raine After his mother died, his family migrated from England to Arkansas when Macleod was ten years old, eventually settling on a cattle ranch near the Texas Arkansas border In 1894, after graduating from Oberlin College, Macleod left Arkansas and headed for the western U.S He became the principal of a school in Seattle while contributing columns to a local newspaper After leaving Seattle, he moved to Denver, where he worked as a reporter and editorial writer for local periodicals, including the Republican, the Post, and the Rocky Mountain News At this time he began to publish short stories, eventually becoming a full time free lance fiction writer, and finally finding his literary home in the novel His earliest novels were romantic histories taking place in the English countryside However, after spending some time with the Arizona Rangers, Macleod shifted his literary focus and began to utilize the American West as a setting The publication of Wyoming in 1908 marks the beginning of his prolific career, during which time he averaged nearly two western novels a year until his death in 1954 In 1920 he was awarded an M.L degree from the University of Colorado where he had established that school s first journalism course During the First World War 500,000 copies of one of his books were sent to British soldiers in the trenches Twenty of his novels have been filmed Despite his prolificness, he was a slow, careful, conscientious worker, intent on accurate detail, and considered himself a craftsman rather than an artist.In 1905 Mr Raine married Jennie P Langley, who died in 1922 In 1924 he married Florence A Hollingsworth they had a daughter Though he traveled a good deal, Denver was considered his home.William MacLeod Raine died on July 25, 1954 and is buried at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver, Colorado.

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    1. The Sheriff's Son opens with a touching prologue that relates how the sheriff, John Beaudry, met his end in a battle with the Rutherford gang, leaving behind a timid, traumatized little orphan son. Then the story picks up some years later, with Roy Beaudry, now grown a young man, receiving a summons to return to the same country and help out an old friend of his father's. It seems rancher Dave Dingwell has disappeared after meddling in the affairs of the same Rutherfords, who are suspected of pu [...]


    2. I enjoyed this western written in 1917 by William MacLeod Raine. Raine was a writer of popular western fiction in the early 20th century and was a contemporary of Zane Grey, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Harold Bell Wright, and other popular writers of the time. He was also one of my father's favorites behind Grey and Wright.The Sheriff's Son was definitely dated and told the story of a young man, Royal Beaudry, whose father had been bushwhacked and killed by the Rutherford gang when he was just a young [...]


    3. I bought this book at a garage sale in Sioux Falls, SD. This was an old book and the copyright date is 1918. I bought the book because I like westerns and have never read a western book before that was written before the 1950's so I was very curious to what this book would be like. I absolutely LOVED this book. It is probably the best western I have ever read and I have read quite a lot. At first I didn't think I would like it to well but the farther I got into the book the better it became. Thi [...]



    4. Absolutely ripping! I can't wait to try more of Raine's books, but this one will always have a place in my heart.Roy Baudrey was born with inherited fear. Son of the courageous Sheriff who died at the hands of rustlers and murderers, he comes back to the town of his birth to start a law practice his fathers friend put him in. But when circumstances began to happen that pitch him right into the home of the men who killed his dad and abducted his friend, he battles through one situation after anot [...]


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